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1. Record Number: 12505
Author(s): Ziegler, Joseph.
Title : Sexuality and the Sexual Organs in Latin Physiognomy 1200-1500 [The author looks at the sections concerning sexuality in medieval texts on physiognomy (the practice of understanding a person's character by interpreting the physical parts of the body). Authors address in particular the ways to determine the size and character of male and female genitalia as well as ways to establish virginity. Appendix One provides a Latin text excerpted from "Reductorium phisonomie" by Rolandus Scriptoris. Appendix Two gives a Latin text of De natura virge from "Bartholomei Coclitis Chiromantie anastasis cum approbatione magistri Alexandri de Achillinis" (Bologna, 1504). Theme issue: Sexuality and Culture in Medieval and Renaissance Europe. Edited by Philip M. Soergel. The volume is numbered as Third Series 2 (Old Series 27, New Series 17) (2005). Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source:   Edited by Philip M. Soergel Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History Third Series , ( 2005):  Pages 83 - 107. Sexuality and Culture in Medieval and Renaissance Europe. Edited by Philip M. Soergel
Year of Publication: 2005.

2. Record Number: 8474
Author(s): Resnick, Irven M.
Title : PS.- Albert the Great on the Physiognomy of Jesus and Mary [The author analyzes the Latin text "Mariale" which in earlier years was attributed to Albert the Great. The "Mariale" author used medical and philosophical authorities to establish the most perfect human bodies for Mary and Christ. In so doing, the author makes Mary a real historical person, rather than a theological symbol. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Mediaeval Studies , 64., ( 2002):  Pages 217 - 240.
Year of Publication: 2002.